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Climate Change and Conflict Summary Report  No.145 - December, 2022 • By Volker Boege

Climate, Security and Peacebuilding: Challenges and Opportunities Across Scales: Workshop Report

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On 27 and 28 October 2022, the Toda Peace Institute, Victoria University of Wellington – Te Herenga Waka and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) hosted a workshop under the title of ‘Climate, Security and Peacebuilding: Challenges and Opportunities Across Scales’ in Wellington, New Zealand. The workshop addressed challenges and opportunities across scales, from the local to the international, acknowledging that the effects of climate change generate challenges to peace and security across multiple scales and dimensions of societal life, from the everyday security of community members in rural environments to geo-political stability in regional-international contexts. This Summary Report aims to identify the key issue areas and focus on selected findings and insights from the workshop, based on the key notes, presentations and discussions in the various sessions.